Presidential hopeful of the All
Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has stated that the growing number of people seeking the party’s presidential ticket is good for democracy.
Lagos state governor said this after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the presidential villa, Abuja.
Tinubu, who met with the president at his official
residence, stated that the trend is in the best interest of the country.
“The more the
merrier. The more they come, the more challenging it becomes for you to think deeply, focus on issues and be ready to serve and Nigeria,” he said.
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“It’s all about
service, it’s nothing else. Think wisely, get committed to your thinking to serve the nation and bring progress and prosperity to the lives of Nigerians.
“It’s good for the country for so many of us to aspire to want to
lead, we’re not abandoning our nation. But there’s only one chair and one possibility. We will do that.”
Tinubu said the ruling party would
remain intact and united after its presidential primary, noting that President Buhari has shown that he is in support of a transparent democratic process.